The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #20

The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #20

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  1. Recovering the Doves Type | "In 1916, the Doves Type was seemingly lost forever after it was thrown into the River Thames. Almost 100 years later, and after spending three years making a digital version, designer Robert Green has recovered 150 pieces from their watery grave..."
  2. Paul Renner’s original design for Futura | "The initial design included several geometrically constructed alternative characters and ranging (old-style) figures..."
  3. Design Methods – toolkit | "The MediaLAB Amsterdam method card collection is a very wide range of design and research methods that can be used to get the necessary insights."
  4. The First Webpage Viewed on an Early Web Browser | "Dialed Up With a Modem and Terminal From the 1960s".
  5. 9 Infographics To Help You Understand The Woolly World Of Science | "A sprawling new 'Atlas of Infographics' compiles 280 contemporary data visualizations, beautifully illuminating complex scientific concepts."
  6. How Designers Recreated Alan Turing's Top-Secret, Code-Cracking World In "The Imitation Game" | "In an exclusive interview, studio minalima reveal how they recreated the printed artifacts from 1940s code-breaking."
  7. Death to typewriters | "I blame typewriters for double-handedly setting typography back by centuries."
  8. Design education is "tragic" says Jonathan Ive | "So many of the designers that we interview don't know how to make stuff, because workshops in design schools are expensive and computers are cheaper," said Ive.
  9. 3 Serious Reasons to Design Funny | "Give your design work a good sense of humor with Design Funny by Heather Bradley, former creative director for Cheezburger and LOL Cats."
  10. 30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization | "There have never been more technologies available to collect, examine, and render data. Here are 30 different notable pieces of data visualization software good for any designer's repertoire."